1940′s Cadum Savon Soap French Disney Promotional Trading Card Series

ADUM SAVON BLANCHE NEIGE ET LES SEPT NAINS

A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE, DISNEY’S FIRST FEATURE FILM RELEASE IN CARD FORMAT
This rare overseas find, originally from France, was offered as a means for the manufacturer “Cadum” to bring attention to its line of fine soaps during the early 1940’s.   Disney’s popularity played a major role in many merchandising promotions in the 1930’s , 40’s and beyond.
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 1-2
 Cadum issued other early Disney offerings , but none compare to this early retelling of the classic tale Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs or as it was called in French “BLANCHE NEIGE ET LES SEPT NAINS”.  It  is probably the earliest known series offered by them at the time.
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 3-4
The beautiful illustrations and exceptional color registration of this vintage collection are a most have for fan’s of this classic Disney princess.
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 5-6
The back of each card offered a description of each character both in French and Dutch languages.  From the images you can see they also varied in size.
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 7-8
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 9-10
Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 11-12
Two of the rare releases from this series measured at 5.5 x 11 inches while the rest if the cards neatly measured at a 5.5 square. Altogether the set consisted of 15 cards.
 Cadum Savon Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Disney Trading cards 13
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